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Day 36

Obama made his first joint address to Congress. The president said said it was time…

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Q&A: Fiscal Summit

President Barack Obama discussed the economy during the Fiscal Responsibility Summit. (Source: White House)
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Fiscal Responsibility Summit Remarks

Remarks by the President and the Vice President at Opening of Fiscal Responsibility Summit
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Day 35

Obama addressed the National Governors Association and announced that Biden would supervise implementation of the…

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Obama Lends Cities A Helping Hand, Warns Against Waste

Mayors voice concern about funds distribution, federal-local relationships

In many ways, the nation’s mayors may feel the hardest hit by the current state…

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Day 34

The Obamas hosted their first black-tie dinner with the nation’s governors.
The first lady hosted…

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Day 33

In his weekly address, Obama told taxpayers that effective April 1, they would begin to…

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Weekly Address: Tax Cuts

Earlier this week, I signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act —…

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Day 32

Obama and Biden met with a group of mayors from across the country to discuss…

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Post Issues ‘Apology’ Over Racist Cartoon

The New York Post did something it rarely does. The paper apologized for running Sean…

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Day 31

President Obama made his first overseas trip, to Canada, where he met with Governor General…

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Day 30

Obama traveled to Phoenix, Arizona, to unveil his plan to help homeowners facing foreclosure. The…

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Day 29

Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act during a ceremony at the…

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Obama Signs Stimulus Bill Into Law

Sweeping Package Aims to Jumpstart Economy

President Barack Obama is travelling to Denver, Colorado, today to sign the American Recovery and…

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Day 28

Obama decides not to appoint a car czar, instead he tapped Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner…

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Day 27

White House officials appeared to backtrack slightly on the administration’s promise to limit executive bonuses…

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Day 26

In his weekly address, Obama hailed Congress for passing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act…

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Weekly Address: A Major Milestone

This week, I spent some time with Americans across the country who are hurting…

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Day 25

With no Republican yes votes, the House of Representatives passes a revised version of the…

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The Stimulus Plan Must Give Minority-Owned Businesses and Minorities a Fair Shake

Despite years of effort, minority-owned businesses are still drastically underrepresented in the U.S. economy.

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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